October Theatre

By Diana Morton | September 30, 2021

Crown Uptown Theatre, 3702 E. Douglas Ave. Next to Normal. Winner of the 2010 Pulitzer Prize in Drama and 3 Tony Awards, this contemporary and defiant pop/rock musical follows the story of a housewife with bipolar disorder. 8 pm Fri-Sat, 2 pm Sun, now-Oct 3. Tickets $20-30; seniors $18-28; students $10. 316-612-7696

The Rocky Horror Show. Sweethearts Brad and Janet, stuck with a flat tire during a storm, discover the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter. and meet a houseful of wild characters. 8 pm Thur-Sat, 2 pm Sun, Oct 21-31. Tickets $20-30; seniors $18-28; students $10. 316-612-7696 

Forum Theatre at the Wilke Center, First United Methodist Church, 330 N. Broadway. Clue On Stage. Murder and blackmail are on the menu when six mysterious guests assemble at Boddy Manor for a night they’ll never forget. 8 pm Thu-Sat, 2 pm Sun, now-Oct 10. Tickets $23-$25. 316-618-0444

Kechi Playhouse, 100 E. Kechi Road, Elementary, My Dear Holmes! by Storme Maynard. This combo of a Sherlock Holmes story with a modern mystery is an interactive theatre experience. 8 pm Fri–Sat, 2:30 pm Sun, Oct 1-24. Tickets $13-$15. 316-744-2152

Mosley Street Melodrama, 234 N. Mosley, HALLOWEEN: The Melodrama, written by Kyle Vespested, Monte Wheeler and Steve Hitchcock with a new Musical Comedy Revue. Dinner 6:15 pm, show begins 7:50 pm. Tickets $24-$34; Show only, $24. Now-Oct 30. 316-263-0222

Roxy’s Downtown, 412 E. Douglas, cabaret-style theatre. The Toxic Avenger. A Drama League-, Drama Desk- and Outer Critic Circle-nominated musical, the exuberantly silly musical takes place on a toxic waste dump off the New Jersey Turnpike. 8 pm Th-Sat; 2 pm Sun. Oct. 7-31. Tickets $20-$30. 316-265-4400

Wichita Community Theatre, 258 N. Fountain. Murder on the Nile by Agatha Christie. Kay Ridgeway and her new husband embark on a honeymoon voyage shattered by a shocking and brutal murder. 8 pm Wed-Sat. 7 pm Sun, Oct 14-24. Tickets $15 or $13 for military/seniors/students. $12 opening night only. 316-686-1282  

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